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40 Positive Affirmations For Peace & Serenity (In Stressful Times)

In times of crisis, calamity, and chaos, finding inner peace and serenity has never been more important. You cannot control the pandemonium of the world. You cannot control how others are reacting to what is going on in the world.

The only thing that you can do right now is to focus on you and focus on building your own inner peace and serenity.

40 Positive Affirmations For Peace & Serenity

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But how?

How can you build a sense of calmness, hope, and tranquility when the world is falling apart all around you?

One of the most effective ways for you to do this is through reciting, writing, or just reflecting on positive affirmations!

Here are 40 affirmations that will help you improve your sense of inner peace and build serenity in your life.

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How To Make Positive Affirmations Work

There are so many beneficial ways to use positive affirmations, but they don’t work for everybody the very first time. 

My favorite way to use positive affirmations is by using a technique called Mirror Work

The term was coined by the late Louise Hay in her book of the same name. I highly recommend you pick up a copy of this book and try the exercises she suggests. 

It’s actually a 21-day program that gets you to open your heart and expand your mind by learning to love and accept yourself in ways uncommon to most people. 

I’ll admit — I felt a little awkward trying it at first. But over time it became the norm and it really helped me to get the most out of positive affirmations. 

I’m sure it’ll help you out too! 

Grab your copy of Mirror Work right away, so you can get started using positive affirmations in the most effective way possible! 

Or, check out the in-depth mirror work tutorial I wrote for you!


Connect With Your Breath When Working With Affirmations

Another thing to keep in mind to make positive affirmations work well for you is that you don’t have to spend a bunch of time using them. 

Just by connecting to your breath in sort of a mini-meditation, you can gain complete benefits from affirmations. 

All you have to do is select one of the affirmations on this list and focus on it as you breathe slowly deeply in and out. 

Try it for at least sixty seconds at a time and see how you feel. 



40 Positive Affirmations For Calmness, Serenity & Peace


  • This too shall pass.
  • I am willing to see the world differently.
  • I am ready to let go of control and the desire to be right all the time.
  • I can accept the lesson that my pain is trying to teach me.
  • I recognize that the current circumstance is an opportunity to grow.
  • I permit myself to receive love and give love.
  • God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.
  • I feel compassion for the turmoil outside, and I feel gratitude for the peace within me
  • I am prepared to offer the love that I expect to receive.



  • I am prepared to give without the expectation of receiving.
  • I am confident that I am capable of loving unconditionally.
  • I will treat people with understanding and compassion.
  • I choose to forgive.
  • This will make me wiser, stronger, and compassionate.
  • I am at peace within myself.
  • I am at peace with the world around me.
  • I am ready to embrace the present as I bless and let go of my past.
  • I accept my role in my life.
  • I am centered and at peace.



  • I am grateful to live another day.
  • My mind is open and clear.
  • I will seek the good in every situation to preserve the inner peace I possess.
  • I will use only kind words.
  • I will draw patience from within myself.
  • I will be considerate of others and act unselfishly.
  • I am filled with thoughtfulness, grace, and compassion.
  • I persist in quiet contemplation.
  • I am building my life and home on joy, peace, and love.



  • I am in a safe place.
  • I am my refuge.
  • I am overflowing with light, love, warmth, and good vibes.
  • There is no place here for anxiety or negativity.
  • I release all worry and the need to feel anxious.
  • I appreciate who I am, the home I have, and the life I am living.
  • I can learn from my anxiety and find serenity.
  • I am calm, I am peaceful and I am serene.
  • Perfect peace. Perfect love. Perfect serenity.
  • I am aware of the calm in my spirit.
  • I am calm, I am centered, and I am in control.
  • I breathe through stress and anxiety to find peace.


Positive Affirmations Can Help You Find Peace

Whether you’re new to using positive affirmations or you’ve tried them in the past, there is no better time than the present to add them to your daily routine. 

Even just a little bit of effort can go a long way in helping your find calm, peace, and serenity during times of crisis. 

And when you feel at peace, you’re more in alignment with your goals, desires, and dreams. 


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